A queen bee has the same DNA as a worker bee. She becomes a queen by being fed large amounts of a substance known as "royal jelly" in the larval stage.
Shanghai is a word. It means to force or trick someone to working on the crew of a ship.
Depending on how you look at it, Canada became an independent country in 1867, 1931, 1982, or never!
In 1963 the population of the United Arab Emirates was only about 95 thousand. Today it is over 9.5 million - an increase of 10,000%. However, a majority of the residents are guest workers from third world countries who have few legal rights.
Thomas Midgley Jr. was a brilliant but star-crossed inventor. He invented leaded gasoline to prevent engines from knocking. Unfortunately, it lowered the IQs of people exposed to it. He also invented Freon as a non-toxic refrigerant. Unfortunately, it destroyed the ozone layer. Late in life, he contracted polio and devised a system of ropes and levers to pull him out of bed. This backfired as well, causing his death by strangulation.